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2013-09 - Rick's Food Blog

What I ate: September 1, 2013

Breakfast: Bagel, lox and cream cheese on a whole wheat bagel with tomato and red onion. And a mimosa.

Lunch: Mom's Japanese chicken noodle soup.

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffet in Oneonta, NY with Mom, Dad and my nephew.

What I ate: September 2, 2013

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one organic egg, half a slice of Barowski's wheat bread with butter and 3 slices of bacon.

Lunch: Mom's snow pea and komuboku stir-fry with rice. I had more than this; I forgot to take the picture and added a little more.

Dinner: Mom's roast beef, rice, gravy and asparagus. And 2 glasses of Guggenheim malbec.

What I ate: September 3, 2013

Breakfast: Homemade Blueberry muffin and bacon.

Lunch: Mom's sausage and green pepper stir-fry at the lake.

Dinner: Mom's roasted chicken, rice, gravy and broccoli and the lake. And 2 glasses of Guggenheim malbec.

CSA Week #13 (2013)

What I ate: September 4, 2013

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg.

Lunch: Chana masala and rice. My nephew did all of the cutting of the vegetables and enjoyed the lunch, too!

Dinner: Miso soup, a salad and the sushi regular platter at Mount Fuji Japanese restaurant in Oneonta, NY with Mom and my nephew. With a glass of Kendall Jackson chardonnay.

What I ate: September 5, 2013

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . With homemade sausage, an organic egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a Barowski's whole wheat English muffin.

Lunch: Mom's Japanese-style crushed hamburger at the lake.

Dinner: Mom's tempura at the lake. Shrimp, fish (haddock), asparagus, green pepper and onion.

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . With homemade sausage, an organic egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a Barowski's whole wheat English muffin.

Lunch: Mom's Japanese-style crushed hamburger at the lake.

Dinner: Mom's tempura at the lake. Shrimp, fish (haddock), asparagus, green pepper and onion.

What I ate: September 6, 2013

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. Reheat of the filling I cooked on Wednesday in a freshly heated tortilla.

Lunch: Mom's shrimp and egg stir-fry at the lake.

Dinner: Cheesesteak sandwich . With 3.0 oz. homemade roast beef, Swiss cheese, onions and green peppers. And Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

What I ate: September 7, 2013

Breakfast: Corned beef hash, egg and toast .

Lunch: Grilled veggies, meat and bread . There are only four little cubes of spiedie marinated beef, but it's a nice addition to the zucchini, red onion, green pepper and tomato. And grilled homemade ciabatta bread.

Dinner: Penne pasta with meat sauce and zucchini . The sauce is homemade, but previously vacuum sealed and frozen. The meat, cooked with onions and garlic, was also cooked vacuum sealed, and frozen. So really the only thing to do is cook the pasta, sauté the zucchini and reheat the meat and sauce!

Breakfast: Corned beef hash, egg and toast .

Corn and jalapeño fritters

What I ate: September 8, 2013

Breakfast: Bagel, lox and cream cheese on a homemade whole wheat bagel with tomato and red onion. And a mimosa.

Lunch: 2 ears of fresh sweet corn with butter and salt.

Dinner: Filet mignon steak and potato with garlic, butter and parsley .

What I ate: September 9, 2013

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one organic egg, half a slice of Barowski's wheat bread with butter and 3 slices of bacon.

Lunch: Pork with scallion and broccoli stir-fry with rice.

Dinner: Chicken balsamic with wild rice mix .

What I ate: September 10, 2013

Breakfast: Homemade Blueberry muffin and bacon, both previously frozen.

Lunch: Sautéed tat soi, sardines and rice .

Dinner: Fried clams and French fries .

CSA Week #14 (2013)

What I ate: September 11, 2013

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg.

Lunch: Grilled Hebrew National hot dog with Cabot cheddar cheese and pickled jalapeños, Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips and a Saranac pale ale.

Dinner: Japanese-style beef curry with rice. Previously frozen, reheated boil-in-bag, 20 minutes.

What I ate: September 12, 2013

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . With homemade sausage, an organic egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a Barowski's whole wheat English muffin.

Lunch: Tofu, broccoli and scallion stir-fry with rice.

Dinner: Nachos with taco-seasoned ground beef, black beans, jalapeños and cheddar cheese, With a side of salsa and sour cream.

Potato leek soup #1

What I ate: September 13, 2013

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. Reheat of the filling I cooked on Wednesday in a freshly heated tortilla.

Lunch: Potato leek soup (new recipe) with homemade ciabatta bread .

Dinner: Braised beef short ribs and garlic mashed potatoes.

What I ate: September 14, 2013

Breakfast: Corned beef hash, egg and toast .

Lunch: Veggie sausage and green pepper stir-fry and rice.

Dinner: Mom's roast beef (previously vacuum sealed and frozen), rice, gravy, and green beans.

What I ate: September 15, 2013

Breakfast: Bagel, lox and cream cheese on a whole wheat bagel with tomato and red onion. And a mimosa.

Lunch: McDonalds quarter pounder with cheese and French fries. It's been a long time since I've had McDonalds!

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffet in Oneonta, NY with Mom and Dad.

What I ate: September 16, 2013

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one organic egg, half a slice of Barowski's wheat bread toast with butter and 3 slices of bacon.

Lunch: Homemade potato leek soup and a salad with cucumber, carrot, celery, green pepper and red onion and Annie's Tuscan Italian dressing and Olivia's garlic and butter croutons.

Dinner: Grilled ribeye steak, baked potato and broccoli .

What I ate: September 17, 2013

Breakfast: Homemade Blueberry muffin and bacon.

Lunch: Beef with snow peas stir-fry .

Dinner: Grilled teriyaki London broil with rice. The beef was previously vacuum sealed and frozen; reheated sous vide.

CSA Week #15 (2013)

What I ate: September 18, 2013

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg.

Lunch: Pork with scallion and broccoli stir-fry with rice.

Dinner: Penne pasta with Italian sausage, zucchini, onions and marinara sauce .

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg.

Lunch: Pork with scallion and broccoli stir-fry with rice.

Cheese fondue #2

What I ate: September 19, 2013

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . With homemade sausage, an organic egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a Barowski's whole wheat English muffin.

Lunch: Grilled veggies, beef and bread . With zucchini, green pepper, red onion and spiedee marinated beef. And grilled sliced baguette. This was really tasty!

Dinner: Cheese fondue (new recipe). I changed the recipe and got that neat little personal fondue pot that keeps the fondue warm with a tealight candle, and it worked great! With a glass of Pomelo New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: September 20, 2013

Breakfast: Toasted, fresh, homemade whole wheat bagel with butter and a side of bacon.

Lunch: Chana Masala and rice. And a Saranac pale ale.

Dinner: Spaghetti with Italian sausage . With homemade marinara sauce and garlic baguette.

What I ate: September 21, 2013

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. Reheat of the filling I cooked on Wednesday in a freshly heated tortilla.

Lunch: French dip sandwich at the Angus and Ale in Sidney, NY. And 2 Swichback beers.

Dinner: Barbecued chicken.

What I ate: September 22, 2013

Breakfast: Bagel, lox and cream cheese on a whole wheat bagel with tomato and red onion. And a mimosa.

Lunch: Bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich (BLT) . With 3 slices of bacon on one slice of Barowski's organic wheat bread, cut in half. And Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffet in Oneonta, NY, with Mom and Dad.

What I ate: September 23, 2013

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one organic egg, half a slice of Barowski's wheat bread with butter and 3 slices of bacon.

Lunch: Pork with scallion and broccoli stir-fry and rice.

Dinner: Barbecued chicken and wild rice mix . It's the rest of the 1/2 chicken from Saturday. I had vacuum sealed and frozen it, but I was suddenly in the mood for barbecued chicken.

What I ate: September 24, 2013

Breakfast: Homemade whole wheat bagel with butter and a side of bacon. It's actually a mini-bagel, of which I usually end up with one with the dough that's left over after dividing a batch of dough into 3.0 oz. portions. Normally I'd have blueberry muffins but I forgot to make them yesterday.

Lunch: Grilled Hebrew National hot dog with Cabot cheddar cheese and pickled jalapeños, Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips and a Saranac pale ale.

Dinner: Roast beef, rice and gravy. With 5.0 oz. of roast beef, previously vacuum sealed and frozen. Reheated in the sous vide, 45 minutes at 132° from frozen. And gravy reheated on the stove.

CSA Week #16 (2013)

What I ate: September 25, 2013

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg.

Lunch: Sausage and green pepper stir-fry with rice.

Dinner: Japanese-style beef curry .

What I ate: September 26, 2013

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . With homemade sausage, an organic egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a Barowski's whole wheat English muffin.

Lunch: Turkey, Swiss cheese and lettuce sandwich, with Dijon mustard. On one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. And Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. I meant to buy Black Forest ham but accidentally bought Black Forest turkey. And who knew that Black Forest turkey was actually a thing? I thought it looked awfully light in color when I opened the package! It's actually pretty good, however.

Dinner: Through an odd set of circumstances I ended up with 3/4 of an extra Hawaiian pizza, ham and pineapple. Not wanting it to go to waste I had two pieces for dinner tonight and froze 2 packages of 2 slices each. It was good but too much food!

What I ate: September 27, 2013

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. Reheat of the filling I cooked on Wednesday in a freshly heated tortilla.

Lunch: Beef with snow peas stir-fry and rice.

Dinner: Homemade chicken fingers and 3.0 oz. Cascadian organic French fries.

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. Reheat of the filling I cooked on Wednesday in a freshly heated tortilla.

Lunch: Beef with snow peas stir-fry and rice.

What I ate: September 28, 2013

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin . With a Barowski's whole wheat English muffin, 3 slices of bacon, an organic egg and Cabot cheddar cheese.

What I ate: September 29, 2013

Breakfast: Bagel, lox and cream cheese on a whole wheat bagel with tomato and red onion. And a mimosa.

Lunch: Salame Toscano English muffin sandwich . With Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips and Cascadian organic bread and butter pickles.

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffet in Oneonta, NY with Mom and Dad.

What I ate: September 30, 2013

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one organic egg, half a slice of Barowski's wheat bread with butter and 3 slices of bacon.

Lunch: Shrimp and onion stir-fry with beet greens and rice.

Dinner: Pork spare ribs and French fries.

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